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Go Back to School…as a Junior Achievement Volunteer

As Kids Head Back to School, JA is Seeking Classroom Volunteers Back-to-school season is here. In the coming days, thousands of area students will be back in school to learn the “three R’s” – Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. But there is a fourth “R” that many students may be missing out on, and that’s “Relevance” as it relates to what they are learning in school and how it will...
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Junior Achievement receives $17,500 grant from The Allstate Foundation for youth workforce development

  Junior Achievement of North Florida received a grant from The Allstate Foundation to carry out its JA Work$ initiative that teaches workforce preparation to high school students.    This past school year, students from Ed White High School and Sandalwood High School — both Title I Schools on Jacksonville’s Northside — were recruited to participate. They...
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JA partners with Johnson & Johnson Vision for internship workshop

Englewood High School students have had quite a summer thanks to an internship with Johnson & Johnson Vision.   The company partnered with Junior Achievement to offer a workshop to supplement the internship and give a well-rounded experience. They provided the “JA Career Success” modules to the students, and recruited an employee of Johnson & Johnson Vision to teach the...
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JA Program Spotlight: JA More than Money

JA More than Money ® Grades 3 - 5 Students learn about: money-management, goods and services, and global markets Following participation in the program, students will be able to: Identify the role of money in everyday life. Think like entrepreneurs and identify a small business they can start. Learn the basic steps of starting a business. ...
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Introducing the JA of North Florida Board of Directors for 2018 - 2020

JA of North Florida is proud to announce the newly appointed Board of Directors for 2018- 2020. Led by Board Chair, Lisa O'Neill - DTCC, we are grateful to have their support and direction! Board Chair  Lisa O'Neill , DTCC Chair-Elect Steven Kelley , TIAA Bank Executive Committee Treasurer - Scott Finnegan , Baptist Health Secretary - Mary-Ann...
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